2KEH 'BE-BRO'


BENWELL, Arthur C. 1304. Private, Private Durham Light Infantry 101546
BERRILL, Ralph. Second Lieutenant Worcestershire Regiment, Captain Labour Corps
BINGLEY, Alfred. 1726. Private. Discharged 22/06/1917.
BIRD, Frank. 1683. Private, Tank Corps 302987
BLACK, Ernest Charteris. 722. Private, Second Lieutenant Royal Scots Fusiliers
BLAKE, Guy P. 1747. Private. Commissioned 6th Battalion East Kent Regiment 19/03/1916.
BOUCHER, Montague. 1158. Private, Lance Corporal Tank Corps 302859
BOWE, Henry. 120. Private, Private Lancashire Fusiliers 45443
BOWYER, William G. 1664. Private, Tank Corps 302789, Northumberland Fusiliers 61178

BOYD, Francis Abercrombie Steggal. Rifleman Rifle Brigade, 7th Battalion formerly 2nd King Edward's Horse. Lacroze Co. Electrical works. K.I.A. Baupaume, France 10th March 1917 (age 19). Born in 1898, lived in Zarate, Argentina. Only son of James Gammie Boyd and Frances M. C. Steggall, of Buenos Aires, and 8, Croftdown Road, Highgate, London. Commemorated on the Holt Memorial in Ibicuy, Entre Rios, Argentina. Portrait photograph in the uniform of the 2KEH.

BOXALL, Alfred Charles. 1081. Trooper
BRADSHAW William J. 1975. Serjeant. Attached King's African Rifles.
BRINSDEN, Horace W. 1841. Private. Private 7th Battalion Rifle Brigade B/200737. BWM and Victory medal named to Rifle Brigade. Discharged 20/04/1919.
BROADWOOD, Stewart Henry Tschudi. Second Lieutenant then 2nd Scots Guards, 1915 (With thanks to Tom from Great War Forum).
BROCK, Oliver, W. 1624. Acting Corporal. Discharged 9/06/1919.

BROCKMAN, Keith Cooper. 1316. Private 2KEH. Private Tank Corps 112090, commissioned Second Lieutenant King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment 30/04/1918. Attached Royal Air Force 7/11/1918. After the war he worked in Spanish Guinea and became Vice Consul at Fernando Po. WW1 medal trio and 2KEH shoulder title it came with, privately held and the biographical information is courtesy of them.

BROOK, Charles. Second Lieutenant, Lieutenant Colonel 2/1st Yorkshire Dragoons

BROOKE, John Warwick. 606. Serjeant 2KEH. Born 30/05/1886 in London and died 1929 at Uxbridge aged 42. Joined Royal Navy 1901. Press photographer with Topical Press Agency. Enlisted 1915, arrived in France as a Serjeant 5/05/1915 and commissioned as Second Lieutenant in 1916 after being awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal 14/01/1916. Became the second British official war photographer. Awarded OBE 2/11/1920. Joined the Auxiliary Division Royal Irish Constabulary (ADRIC) 4/05/1921 and discharged in 1922 with the rank of Captain.

BROOKER J. 1365. 2 KEH. Wing Commander J. Brooker, Royal Air Force, Late Royal Flying Corps, Welsh Regiment and King Edward´s Horse 1914-15 Star (1365 Pte. J. Brooker, K. Edw. H.); British War and Victory Medals (Lieut. J. Brooker. R.F.C.); Defence Medal; War Medal, M.I.D. Oakleaf. Medals addressed to recipient at ´The Brewers Arms, Sinderby, Thirsk, Yorkshire. M.I.D. London Gazette 1.1.1946 Wing Commander J. Brooker (73568), R.A.F.V.R. Wing Commander Jack Brooker, born Argentina, 1891; enlisted as a Trooper 2nd Battalion King Edward´s Horse, January 1915; served with the regiment on the Western Front, from 4.5.1915; commissioned Second Lieutenant 10th Battalion Welsh Regiment, December 1915; promoted Lieutenant before transferring to the Royal Flying Corps, 23.10.1916; Temporary Flying Officer (Observer), 2.2.1917; postings included to a number of Training Squadrons between February - December 1917, before being posted as a Ferry Pilot to No. 2 (N) Aircraft Repair Depot, Sheffield, 16.8.1918; discharged 31.1.1919; re-engaged as a Flying Officer for service during the Second War and was employed for Operations Room Duties, including Control, at Abbotsinch, Dyce, Shetlands and Lough Erne Stations, between August 1939 - March 1941; served in the Operations Room, H.Q. Iceland, 21.8.1941-19.11.1942 and in the same capacity with H.Q. Coastal Command, from the end of November 1942 - June 1945; advanced Wing Commander 21.8.1941; retired 10.2.1954.

BROOM, Francis Hubert. 831. Private, Second Lieutenant Machine Gun Corps 22844.

BROWN Arthur E. H. 1761. Private. DoW 1/12/1915.

BROWN, Herbert Cavis. 1341. Private, born in the UK and KIA 25/05/1915 aged 31 at the Battle of Festubert. Son of William and Mary Brown, of Stratford-on-Avon. Commemorated on Le Touret Memorial, France.

BROWN Y. Farrier Lance Corporal, Second Lieutenant 51st Middlesex Regiment